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Seppa (washers)

Seppa (washers)

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Physical Description

The blade is fitted with a niju habaki covered in gold foil and has gold foil covered sappa. The sword retains its original storage box of ho wood fitted to hold the koshirae on a tsunagi and the blade in shirasaya. There is a check patterned silk bag for the koshirae, a white silk bag for the shirasaya, two yellow cotton bags to go over the silk bags and a brown furoshiki with a mon in white to wrap the box in.


Places Japan, Hizen


The blade and its mounts are of the finest quality. Suffixed for display purposes on 4th December 2012.